Le Creusot :
Unmissable tourist sites
Le Creusot Travel guide
Le Creusot : Michelin's recommendations
In a rural setting which contrasts strongly with its industrial appearance, Le Creusot was already known for its coal in the 16C. It then had amazing growth when the Schneider brothers moved there in 1836. What attracts visitors today is, of course, the exceptional industrial heritage more so now following the creation of the Ecomuseum, which burst out into the city. The city forms with Montceau-les-Mines [Montceau-les-Mines#] an urban community of more than 100,000 inhabitants.
Tourist attractions Le Creusot : Things to see and do
Place Schneider F - 71200 Le Creusot
In the centre of this square you will see a statue of Schneider, the iron master at Bazeilles, who in 1836 set up shop in Le Creusot with his brother Adolphe. The industrial city is being completely renovated.
Château de la Verrerie F - 71200 Le Creusot
In the Château de la Verrerie , the Museum of Man and Industry traces the history of Le Creusot and the Schneider dynasty, with paintings, photos, prints and models including a working example of a miniature factory (late 19C).
Cour du Manège F - 71200 Le Creusot
Located in the games court of Château de la Verrerie , the Académie Francois-Bourdon honours the inventor of the steam hammer. Founded in 1985, it is a remarkable archive relating to the industrial history of Creusot from 1782 to 1985. The permanent..
Hotels Le Creusot
2, Place Schneider F - 71200 Le Creusot
Located 250 metres from the famous Château de la Verrerie in Le Creusot, Hôtel Restaurant Le Bourgogne features en suite rooms with free Wi-Fi and a traditional restaurant. Free public parking is available in front of the hotel. Furnished with a sim..
1, rue marechal Foch F - 71200 Le Creusot
Hôtel 19’Cent is set in a 19th century building in the centre of Le Creusot in the Saône-et-Loire department. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi and a wellness centre with a sauna, hot tub and hammam. The air-conditioned guest rooms at Hôtel 19’Cent includ..
4 Rue Jules Guesde F - 71200 Le Creusot
Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Hotel de la Petite Verrerie situated in the south of Burgundy, a historic region famous for its wine, heritage and finest cuisine. Based in Le Creusot our hotel was the residence of the Schneider family, a dynasty of metal..
Restaurants Le Creusot
4 r. J. Guesde F - 71200 Le Creusot
r. des Abattoirs F - 71200 Le Creusot
The abattoir district has been transformed into a business park but the sense of pride in quality ingredients persists. With designer touches (wood and zinc covered counter for a retro touch), the Restaurant is perfect for enjoying refined, modern cu..